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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L077 (Text) 00000106296551 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.3 Cubic feet 1 manuscript box

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed by Treva L. Nally during May 2011. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/04/06.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection includes estate and business papers of Joseph Bailey, Francis Howe's letters to his fiancee Rose Bailey, Rose Bailey's letters to her two daughters while they attended St. Mary-of-the-Woods Academy (1855-1869). Also included is correspondence with Rose Bailey Howe's sister Eleanor who became a nun, Mother Mary Cecilia.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Howe family papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Francis Howe was a Chicago, Illinois businessman. He was named as Secretary-Treasurer of the Galena and Chicago Union Railroad in 1848 along with Directors William B. Ogden and J. Young Scammon. Howe married Rose Bailey daughter of French fur trader Joseph Bailey of Porter County. Francis and Rose Howe had six children but only two lived to adulthood, Rose Howe (Rosey) and Frances Rose (Frankie).
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Marjorie Bowers on 1935/05/25.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Brewster family.
Crocker family.
Curtis family.
Edson family.
Eisenhower family.
Hartshough family.
Hartshough, Olive Edison.
Hook family.
Howe family.
Pippenger family.
Ray family.
Surface family.
Tilley family.
Tobey family.
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 48th (1862-1865)
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Genre: Legal instruments.
Correspondence.

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